Monday, May 1, 2017

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BWA HA HA HA HA LIST

Actually, I was not aware of this particular 2015 list.  Nobody bothered to take it seriously because it was so ridiculous. It was a day when the meaning of Beauty became synonymous with Comedy. Pity, nobody lingered to savor the joke. More out of revulsion? I only got to know it yesterday. The undermining of resurgent Pinoy teen stars are still ongoing like I described in the Scandals series though it evolved into subtler undermining tricks after it was first exposed in this blog: in a forum where some Pinay teen actresses were being lauded, this list was suddenly uploaded, clearly intended to undermine. As expected, the list turned into a laughingstock instead. Apparently, the list is still constantly recycled in the propaganda network of the villains: they most likely treated it as a propaganda coup, though it was practically useless because only a few bother with them anymore anyway. They don't have to admit it but they have simply become washed-up years ago. The only noise remaining comes from their propaganda outlets. For a special purpose?

The list of supposedly "most beautiful people" were dominated by ordinary-looking South Koreans so that promptly destroyed its credibility. There was no hassle because there were no subscribers or readers who would withdraw their membership for pure revulsion (For one, when I use lists in this blog,  I use only accountable ones from magazines or subscription websites where ridiculous lists can mean withdrawal of  subscriptions or membership altogether). It was a website like any website, but apparently it was handy for psy-op operations like this one. Needless to say, it failed to deliver .

I decided to write about this now because it appears the villains have upped the level of  their delusion. Inadvertently, the new developments suggested a bigger conspiracy which would need updating our understanding of this issue. The hallmarks of a tired playbook were there: say some truths but speak more lies that could be confused with the truths. Show some really beautiful faces and insert simple faces that must be confused as beautiful too. The gimmick has become hackneyed: the list was simply ignored (though even true beauties Kathryn Bernardo & Liza Soberano were used as supporting cast to give credibility to the charade).

In the usual conversations about beauty among friends where beautiful people is the favorite topic, Koreans still don't figure at all though their propaganda machine is rampant here. The list was actually hilarious: the houseboy-looking rocker was supposedly one among the "Top 10 most handsome in the world" though I couldn't find any among my female & gay friends who doesn't think he's ugly. Gigantic leap indeed from being ugly to the Top 10 Most Handsome in the world, that's hard to beat! The "most beautiful girl of the world" was just as ridiculous: she was not ugly but definitely looked out of place among the really beautiful ones in the list (and none among them were her countrywomen).
         
 The problem is that the more credible lists might be degraded by ridiculous lists such as this. Of course, we know this pseudo-affirmative gimmick has been done so many times before by pretentious campaigns that people are now jaded. Many, like me, laughed when they actually saw it. So did all my friends.

My college professor friend thinks the South Koreans are being used. The question is for what purpose?  I first thought that this was a simple pro-Mongoloid campaign but my  friend had a different take: This looks like a pro-Mongoloid campaign on the outside but the fact that the promotions done were lopsidedly in favor of the South Koreans over the Chinese & Japanese (who incidentally have far bigger markets & relatively more interesting culture & people) revealed  another story. Throwing some crumbs to the Chinese & Japanese  was just done to recruit them to a Mongoloid campaign which actually has its ultimate aim in their own denigration, especially to the Chinese, the main target. For example, China & Japan were given 4 slots each in this Top 100 list but 8 were given to the South Koreans. More critically,  they were made irrelevant in the international  promotion infrastructures given to the Koreans. For one, the Koreans were even allowed to use the illegal pirate sites for promotions  and we know who actually control these sites. The Korean promotion is to give them a headstart as the trendy & beautiful Mongoloid face of Asia, undercutting the ascendancy of the soft power potential of the resurgent Chinese, the feared cutural hegemon of the near future. An unorthodox  geopolitico-cultural war?

What do I think? Frankly, I couldn't care less. People have long seen through these tired social engineering  gimmicks. My only concern is that now that their perennially unrequited desire to be the most beautiful Asian is undercut by the popularity of the Cute Pinoys who became resurgent despite the lack of a propaganda machine, what will that make of the Cute Pinoys? More sabotage?

11 comments:

  1. That makes me laugh. When they first had that Koreans are the most beautiful Asian propaganda, their President was No who must be the ugliest President in Asia if not the world then. Now they are now trying to pass themselves as the most beautiful in the world but their most famous face is Ban Ki Moon who must be the ugliest politician in the world. Kawawa naman sila, they're just making themselves disgusting by their pretensions

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    1. Ssh, don't mention that. Baka itumba si Ban Ki Moon, kawawa siya. Maski ganun itsura, pang-comedian naman pwede magpatawa

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  2. The Chinoys should ask, bakit ngayon kung may makitang magandang Mongoloid ang mga Pinoy, ang automatic perception ay Korean siya? Bakit di Chinese? Bakit di Japanese? To a certain extent, yan ang result ng mga promotion sa mga Koreano. Na sila ang mga magagandang Mongoloid.

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  3. It was just one of their sites. I think the program to create the Asian Hollywood in Korea has failed, it has been moribund.

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  4. Matagal na silang lubog, pinapansin mo pa kasi. E wala namang silbi ang mga ganyang gimik, may mata naman ang tao e. Tingnan mo ang mga Itim na ang dami nang Miss Universe may nangyari ba? Nagsusuweldo lang naman ang mga operative dyan. Gasgas na, na-flat na ang bandwagon kaya katawatawa ang bagsak

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  5. Demolition job yan kay Kathryn Bernardo, ibinagsak nila sa 80 something.Kasi pinupuntirya naman talaga si Kathryn, tingan mo yong video ng mga South Korean na minamata ang itsura ni Kathryn samantalang ibini-build up si Liza kasi kamukha daw ni Liza gaya nila. Kaya eto, kunyari inilagay si Kathryn para di sila mahalata pero votation daw, aasahan mo bang mananalo si Liza kay Kathryn kasi na-circulate kuno ito sa mga fans club maski sa Pilipinas e

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    1. Nanggigil sila kay Kathryn kasi si Kathryn yong isa sa most beautiful in the world sa isang list sa FHM UK na mga kilala ang kasama sa list di gaya rito na mga trying hard. Siya ang pinuntirya rito kasi malayo sa itsura niya sa kanila. Maski si Liza naman malayong mas maganda sa NUmber 1 nila. Mas maganda nga si Janella at karamihan sa artista natin. Pero ok lang, naging katawa-tawa kaya walang epek

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    2. OO nga no, ginaya nila yong mga list na pulos Pinay ang andun tapos pinuno naman ngayon ng mga Koreana. Malaki siguro bayad dito E kaya di pinansin ang list na yan kasi halata namang lutong makaw yan . Baliw lang kasi sa publicity ang mga Koreano. maski nga yong tweet ni Pia noong 2009 nakalkal nila kasi hayok sa propaganda nang mga yan. E tingnan mo wala man lang sikat sa mga artista nila. Ipinalabas yong pelikula noong aktor nilang ang panget naman e wala tuloy nanuod e iilan na nga sinehang pinalabasan. Mantakin mo maski yong mga nakatirang Kdaan-daang libong Koreano rito di rin pinansin kasi nasanay na sila sa tunay na guwapo rito

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  6. Well, this list certainly destroyed the credibility of lists like this. People know it's hype but this list has gone so low Most Beautiful lists will never be the same again. It lost all glamor after this

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  7. Tama maski magbayad sila ng napakaraming lists , ganoon pa rin ang mga mukha nila. E ang hilig-hilig nilang mag-propaganda na sila ang pinakamagaganda kaya hayan nalaos na lang sila wala pa silang mabola. Nabaliw na nga yata kasi the most beautiful in the world na ngayon, di na lang Asia. Tama ka, mag-expect ang mga Pinoy na isasabotahe lagi sila dahil balakid ang angking kagandahan ng mga Pinoy sa mga pantasya ng mga ito, napapahiya sila dahil nahuhuli silang nagkukunwari at nagdedelusyon

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